Fly, like a youthful hart or roe, Over the hills where spices grow.
Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.
Contributed by: Zaady
Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 't is their nature too.
Source: Song xvi.
Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse.
To prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.
And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 88.
Whene'er I take my walks abroad, How many poor I see! What shall I render to my God For all his gifts to me?
Source: Divine Songs. Song iv.
Strange that a harp of thousand strings Should keep in tune so long!
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 19.
There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign; Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 66.
The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 63.
Kind words toward those you daily meet, Kind words and actions right, Will make this life of ours most sweet, Turn darkness into night.
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